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May 2, 2016


NCIS First Lady Michelle Obama appears in this new episode. Mark Harmon stars with guest star Reiko Aylesworth. 8 p.m. CBS

The Flash Another DC Comics character joins the series: Earth-2, the alias of Cisco’s (Carlos Valdes) brother (Nicholas Gonzalez), and he’s out for revenge. 8 p.m. KTLA

New Girl As her big day fast approaches, Cece (Hannah Simone) is worried that Jess (Zooey Dschanel) won’t be finished with the wedding dress on time, 8 p.m. Fox. A second new episode airs at 9 p.m.

American Masters Amy J. Berg’s documentary “Janis: Little Girl Blue” recalls rock-music icon Janis Joplin through interviews from relatives, friends and peers. Kris Kristofferson (co-writer of “Me and Bobby McGee”), Melissa Etheridge and Clive Davis comment. Narrator Cat Power reads from letters that Joplin wrote to her parents. 8 p.m. KOCE and KPBS

The Real O’Neals Kenny (Noah Galvin) is unhappy when Jimmy (Matt Shively) is appointed to lead a youth retreat, so he decides to take Jimmy’s customary spot among troublemakers in the new episode. Martha Plimpton also stars with guest star Matt Oberg. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Grandfathered The normally upbeat Jimmy (John Stamos) deals with a sudden loss in this new episode of the family comedy. 8:30 p.m. Fox

NCIS: New Orleans The team investigates when a New Orleans culinary expert connected to the Navy survives an explosion at the French Quarter restaurant  operated by her family. Chefs John Besh, Susan Spicer, Leah Chase and Sue Zemanick appear as themselves.  Ivan Sergei and musician Gary Clark Jr. also guest star. 9 p.m. CBS

 Person of Interest The final season of this high-tech mystery series opens with Reese and Finch (Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson) trying to preserve what they can of The Machine before it’s too late. Carrie Preston (Emerson’s wife) reprises her earlier guest role. 10 p.m. CBS

Frontline Journalist Feras Kilani investigates war-torn Benghazi, which is besieged by the Islamic State group and warring militias. 10 p.m. KOCE and KPBS

The Night Manager Now a trusted member of Roper’s (Hugh Laurie) inner circle, Jonathan (Tom Hiddleston) begins to glean  information from other members of the household and pass it along to Angela (Olivia Colman).Tom Hollander and David Harewood also star. 10 p.m. AMC


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CBS This Morning Angela Duckworth; Patina Miller and Andrew Rannells. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Colin Farrell; the cast of “The Color Purple” performs; author Clint Hill; Randy Altig; Scotty McCreery performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Lizzy Olsen; Paul Bettany; Deals and Steals; Joe Zee; Giuliana Rancic; “Dancing With the Stars.” (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Dr. Mehmet Oz (“The Dr. Oz Show”); NBA star Kevin Durant’s mother, Wanda Durant (“The Real MVP”); Brogan Graham and Bojan Mandaric (“The November Project”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Lucy Liu (“Elementary”); Morris Chestnut (“Rosewood”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Chadwick Boseman. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Fran Drescher; Renee Elise Goldsberry (Broadway’s “Hamilton”). (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors Hazel-E (“Love & Hip Hop”); three men participate in an experiment; PETA’s new ad. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Fashions at the Met Gala: Bevy Smith, Robert Verdi and Lloyd Boston. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Florida Georgia Line performs; Top Talker Kevin Frazier. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Testing products meant to remedy pet peeves; Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Extreme waist training; green detox soup for weight loss. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil The man behind the photo of “David Chris Jr.”; Dr. Phil hires an investigator. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Twins who look like Bradley Cooper crash A-list parties; Lawrence Zarian. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Jamal Bryant, John Gray, Dr. Dewey Smith and Orrick Quick (“The Preachers”). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jane Fonda (“Grace and Frankie”). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; midnight KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Author Josh King. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Weird Al Yankovic; Kate Micucci; Myq Kaplan. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

Tavis Smiley (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Quinta Brunson. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Chris Evans; Marc Maron; kids from “Little Big Shots” perform; Lecrae performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Dakota Johnson; Sebastian Stan. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Adam Carolla; the Avett Brothers perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Susan Sarandon; Josh Hopkins; Matt Walsh. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Derek Jeter; Elizabeth Olsen and Ron Miscavige; Mark Guiliana performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Zoey Deutch; Elodie Yung; Escort performs. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC

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